2019 Webinar Series

GIA’s webinars are designed for both emerging and experienced grantmakers with information and discussions that inform their day-to-day practices. These programs are free to members and available at a minimal charge to nonmembers. Past webinars have addressed topics including arts education, evaluations, support for individual artists, racial equity in arts philanthropy, and research relevant to the arts grantmaking field.

I Already Fund ALAANA Arts Organizations—Now What?

Tuesday, December 3, 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST [PASSED]

  • Maurine Knighton, program director for the Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
  • Lori Villarosa, founder and executive director, Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity

After the Story, Comes the Critique: Funders leading narrative change efforts

Tuesday, November 12, 3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST [PASSED]

  • Elizabeth Méndez Berry, director, Voice, Creativity and Culture, The Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • Chi-hui Yang, program officer, JustFilms, Creativity and Free Expression, Ford Foundation

Beyond the Grant: Supporting communities through alternative economies

Tuesday, September 24, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Courtenay A. Barton, program manager, Arts and Culture, The Cleveland Foundation
  • Stephen Caviness, program officer, Workforce and Social Investments, The Cleveland Foundation
  • Mike Roque, executive director, Community Foundation of San Luis Valley

Creating a State Data Culture to Inform Investments in Arts Education

Tuesday, June 25, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Ayanna N. Hudson, director, Arts Education for the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Claus von Zastrow, Ph.D., principal, Education Commission of the States

Funding in R̶u̶r̶a̶l Remote Communities

Tuesday, May 21, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Lindsie Bear, program director of Native Cultures Fund, Humboldt Area Foundation
  • Reuben Roqueñi, director of National Artist Fellowships, Native Arts and Cultures Foundation

Arts Funding, Storytelling, and the Importance of Narrative Change

Thursday, May 2, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Vanessa Camarena-Arredondo, Beloved Community Fund program officer, Akonadi Foundation
  • Rinku Sen, racial justice activist, author, and strategist

Revisiting Creative Approaches to Capitalization and Capacity Building

Tuesday, March 26, 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT [PASSED]

  • Anna Campbell, senior program officer, Howard Gilman Foundation
  • Roman Jackson, program officer, JP Morgan

GIA’s Annual Research on Support for Arts and Culture

Tuesday, February 26, 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST [PASSED]

  • Reina Mukai, knowledge services manager, Candid.
  • Ryan Stubbs, senior director of research, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
  • Patricia Mullaney-Loss, research associate, National Assembly of Arts Agencies